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Events: Pop-up Picnic, Adventures Denver & Free Days!

Adventures Denver. On September 9, join REI, The North Face and Backpacker Magazine fro the 1st annual Adventures Denver, a day of outdoor adventure in Sloans Lake Park. Events will include a kid’s zone, stand-up paddling, climbing, health and fitness classes, demonstrations, live music, giveaways and dozens of exhibitors. The event is FREE and open to the public. backpackerpromos.com/denver-2012

Pop Up Picnic Denver is a one-day event open to participants city-wide starting at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2012. Created by Slow Food Denver, Grow Local Colorado, and Healthy Realities, the event intends to bring awareness to the value of slowing down, eating real food, and building community. Anyone in the city of Denver may create a picnic site on September 16, 2012. Businesses, community groups, friends, families, and neighborhoods are all encouraged to participate. Pop Up Picnic participants may sign up to host a picnic starting immediately and running through September 15. To sign up or learn more about hosting a Pop Up Picnic, visit www.facebook.com/PopUpPicnicDenver or email [email protected].

The Great Erie Outdoor Adventure. This is the third year of The Great Erie Outdoor Adventure on September 8 and 9, 2012. This family-oriented and nature-based event is where participants enjoy overnight camping in the Erie Community Park plus other activities such as a climbing wall, kayak tanks, mountain bike course/demo and a variety of environmental education vendors. There is a community dinner, outdoor movie and many fun contests, too. Site fees apply. www.erieco.gov/specialevents.

Free Days

Saturday, September 1 – Denver Art Museum
Sunday, September 2 – Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys 1-4 p.m.
Sunday, September 2 – Boulder History Museum
Tuesday, September 4 – Target Tuesday Nights at Children’s Museum of Denver 4-8 p.m.

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.